Words nearby cruciate
Origin of cruciate
OTHER WORDS FROM cruciatecru·ci·ate·ly, adverbpost·cru·ci·ate, adjective
Examples from the Web for cruciate
Each pileated piece of the skeleton has four equal, cruciate, triangular meshes.
Cruciato-complicatus: folded crosswise: incumbent wings when the inner margins overlap; not well distinguished from cruciate.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
It may even slip past the condyle and into the intercondyloid notch, and come to lie against the cruciate ligaments.
British Dictionary definitions for cruciate
- short for cruciate ligament
- (as modifier)cruciate problems